Flames recall Brett Sutter from AHL


The Calgary Flames have recalled forward Brett Sutter from Quad City of the American Hockey League, the club announced Monday.

Sutter, son of Flames general manager Darryl Sutter, has played in 28 games for Quad City this season, scoring one goal and adding six assists along with 21 penalty minutes.

The Viking, Alberta native is expected to make his NHL debut on Tuesday when Calgary hosts the Anaheim Ducks. Should he suit up for the game, he will become the eighth member of the Sutter family to play a game in the NHL, following in the footsteps of his father Darryl, uncles Brent, Brian, Duane, Rich and Ron and cousin Brandon who currently plays for the Carolina Hurricanes.

Calgary selected Brett Sutter in the sixth round (179th overall) of the 2005 Entry Draft. He played his junior hockey with the Kooteany Ice and Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League, registering 58 goals and 80 assists along with 274 penalty minutes in 254 games.